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2 bedroom retirement property for sale

Close Care living at Mary Rose Mews, Alton, Hampshire

Sold STC £279,950

Property Description

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Incorporating a refitted kitchen and re-equipped shower room, a superior sized 2 bedroom first floor Close Care retirement apartment enjoying garden views to John Eggar's Square in the revered Brendoncare Foundation Scheme with the advantage of a Juliet balcony and, 2 doors away, a communal lift.

Description 
There are particularly pleasant views from the 3 main rooms, which are set above the well tended communal gardens, to the converted former Grammar School. Constructed in the late 1990s, the apartment design allows independent access to all the rooms except the kitchen from the wide reception hall. There are smooth finished ceilings and wood finished internal doors with moulded architraves and skirting boards. The double glazing has night ventilators and window security locks, whilst heating is provided by an electrically sourced underfloor system with zonal controls and supplementary ceiling heating. Mary Rose Mews is an architect designed complex of 46 age exclusive apartments served by 2 lifts and optional staircases, and is set in the delightful broad level grounds of the Brendoncare Care Centre.

Location 
Situated on the Easterly side of Alton's historic town centre, Mary Rose Mews has a Waitrose store, the station (Waterloo line), bus services, Anstey Park, St Mary's RC Church, Alton Health Centre, a dental surgery and Anstey Road Pharmacy in the neighbourhood. The town affords a variety of individual and multiple shops, stores such as Boots, M&S and Sainsbury's, weekly and specialist open air market events, a library, further churches, restaurants, hotels and inns, a retail park, cultural facilities and an interesting history with connections to the English Civil War, Jane Austen and hop growing.

Ground Floor 

Colonnaded Loggia 
With glazed door to communal hall affording lift to First Floor. Alternative access via two covered stairways, one being at end nearest car park, both with remote controlled glazed doors to:-

First Floor 

Upper Communal Hall 
Wide recess with external electric meter box. Light oak style personal front door with spyglass, single glazed panel, letterbox and alternative electric operation to:-

Reception Hall 
11' 0'' x 6' 5'' (3.35m x 1.95m)
Coved ceiling, heating control, smoke detector. Recently installed replacement emergency call system. Electric consumer units. Built-in airing cupboard - hot water cylinder, immersion heater, Water Heating Boost Control. Built-in store cupboard.

Sitting/Dining Room 
16' 7'' x 9' 9'' (5.05m x 2.97m)
Featuring Juliet balcony with French door and windows either side overlooking side communal gardens to splendid period building originating as Eggar's Grammer School, now converted to houses and apartments. Elegant decorative fireplace with pillared mantelpiece, slate style hearth and coal effect electric fire. Coved ceiling, TV aerial and telephone sockets (subject to connection), heating control, smoke detector, emergency pullcord.

Kitchen 
9' 9'' x 7' 1'' (2.97m x 2.16m)
Refitted to cream Shaker style with soft closers and brushed chrome finished handles. Also including Zanussi white electric cooker (double oven and ceramic Hot Hob), John Lewis 1609 Inverter white washer dryer and Bosch white fridge/freezer. Cleverly designed with floor cupboards, 3 sets of drawers each with pan drawer, granite effect laminated worktops, inset stainless steel single drainer sink with mixer tap, vertical tiled splashbacks to limestone theme with mosaic edging, and matching wall cabinets. Stone effect vinyl floor, strip light, separately switched extractor fan.

Master Bedroom One 
18' 8'' x 9' 3'' (5.69m x 2.82m) including built-in double wardrobe
Side aspect overlooking communal gardens to John Eggar's Square beyond. Coved ceiling, TV aerial and telephone sockets (subject to connection), additional lighting socket, heating control, emergency pullcord.

Bedroom Two 
12' 0'' x 6' 6'' (3.65m x 1.98m)
Side aspect over communal gardens to John Eggar's Square. Coved ceiling, heating contol, emergency pullcord.

Shower Room 
9' 2'' x 7' 9'' (2.79m x 2.36m)
Refitted with attractive white suite and chrome finished fittings presenting wide glazed and tiled shower enclosure with Mira Vie shower fitting, shower rails, folding seat and glazed sliding entry door, wide broad rimmed washbasin with mixers, tiled splashback and 2 soft closing drawers, pivot adjustable mirror and shaving light, and dual flush WC. White ladder multiple heated towel rail, separately switched extractor fan, emergency pullcord.

Outside 

The Communal Gardens 
Are a particular feature being attractively landscaped and level. The perimeter gardens, which the three principal rooms of the apartment overlook, provide broad continuous lawns with borders, ornamental trees, and fences and beech hedges to the boundaries. The main central area has lawns with a network of wide paved paths, well stocked flower borders, ornamental trees, posted footway lights and central circular sun terrace with seating areas and raised brick shrubberies.

Car Park 
Adjoins the main gardens and entrance with residents and visitors spaces.

Communal Facilities 
24 hour emergency alarm system linked to the in-house nursing home - communal gardens and grounds - use of a communal room for gatherings - extra services at an additional charge such as meals, laundry service, hairdressing, etc - further details on request - social events arranged.

NB 
1. The property is a leasehold tenure on a 99 year lease from 25th March 1997. 2. The condition of the heating system and/or other appliances is not known. 3. Photographs shown may include one of the main building's facade ie not showing this apartment, and other photos of the communal gardens.

Directions 
From The Palace cinema mini-roundabout at the station end of Drayman's Way, Alton's inner relief road, proceed away from the town on Normandy Street passing the Alton House Hotel on the right. Do not deviate, the road changes its name to Anstey Road. After the Alton Health Centre and Anstey Road Pharmacy on the right, turn shortly right into Adams Way. Turn first left into the Brendoncare car park.

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09 September 2016

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  • Alton (0.2 mi)
  • Bentley (4.6 mi)
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0142087379 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Alton (0.2 mi)
  • Bentley (4.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Warren Powell-Richards, Alton

78 High Street, Alton, GU34 1EN

0142087379 Local call rate

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